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Filament Dye - Cheap and Simple

by scocioba Mar 8, 2011

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Marker holder (for colouring feedstock)

Im doing that right now :) Thnks!

Didnt see that...thats a great idea...I dont know why it didnt show up in my searches. Oh well either way, props to theorbtwho and his awesome marker holding filament marking thing!

As of now I have printed 8 bar clamps and stopped dying the filament. The thing is self cleaning since it only prints the colored filament up until a certain point. Calculations necessary. So far so good. No explosions. No fire. No smoke.

Also, the dye is permanently part of the model (as far as I know).

It works really well, I bought a bunch of sharpies for this purpose.